Microgeneration Certification Scheme MCS 001 New Version Released

MCS001 has now been updated and published as a revised version 2.0. The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) has revised some of the paragraphs to better align common requirements and to help shed light on the intent of some of the clauses.

The new version has the implementation timetable as specified below:

Publication date – Monday 31st October 2011
Implementation Date – Thursday 1st December 2011

Installers certified prior to implementation date:

-  Are to operate to MCS 001 issue 2.0 from the implementation date.
-  Will be subject to assessment under MCS 001 issue 2.0 at the next scheduled surveillance visit.

New applicants that have had their assessments prior to the implementation date:

-  Are to operate to MCS 001 issue 2.0 from the implementation date.
-  Will be subject to assessment under MCS 001 issue 2.0 at the next surveillance visit.

Applicants that will have their assessment on or after the agreed implementation date:

-  Are to operate to MCS 001 issue 2.0 from the implementation date.
-  Will be assessed to MCS 001 issue 2.0 from the implementation date.

A mapping document has been prepared for installation companies which highlights the similarities / changes between the old and new versions of MCS 001.

 

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